CNW Daybook for Thursday, January 24, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 23 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      17:30
    EVENT:     QEII FOUNDATION WELCOMES BMO ARTHROPLASTY GIFT
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Weatherwatch Room, 5th floor, Dickson Building, QEII Health
               Sciences Centre
    CONTACT:   Steve Jennex, QEII Foundation, (902) 473-5591
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3094.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 18 - January 27
    EVENT:     2008 MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications, Montréal
               International Auto Show, (514) 789-3442
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9675.html

    DATE:      January 21 - January 25
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW'S ANNUAL BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Grande-Place of Complexe Desjardins
    CONTACT:   Sandrine Leroy, Director of Communications, Montréal
               International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571 extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8516.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2531.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL WELCOMES TERRY
               WALSH, PRESIDENT AND CEO, CISCO CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  OMNI Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Registration: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations,
               Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext.
               4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c2973.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     2008 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR QUEBEC MEDIA BRIEFING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal, Conference Room, 119, Saint-Jacques St.
    CONTACT:   Ronald Monet, Montreal, ronald.monet@bmo.com, (514) 877-1873
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3472.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      January 24 - January 26
    EVENT:     MULTI TALENTED HALL OF FAMER SURESH JOACHIM OF CANADA ATTEMPTS
               TO BREAK THE WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST ELVIS SINGING MARATHON
    CITY:      BRAMPTON
    LOCATION:  Shoppers World, 499 Main St.
    CONTACT:   Shoppers World Brampton, (905) 459-1337 Ex.228; Suresh
               Joachim, (416) 666-8476
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3388.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  150 King Street West, Suite 2000
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2531.html

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     2008 CNW GROUP BREAKFAST WITH THE MEDIA WITH JAY HOPE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre
    CONTACT:   Steve Stojanovski, Manager, Events & Sponsorships, CNW
               Group, Tel. (416) 863-5601, Cell (416) 274-1481
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2024.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     BANK OF CANADA RELEASES MONETARY POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bank's head office
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2531.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 12:30
    EVENT:     RNAO'S 9TH ANNUAL DAY AT QUEEN'S PARK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Queen's Park, Main Legislative Building, Committee Room 228
    CONTACT:   Marion Zych, Director of Communications, RNAO, Phone: (416)
               408-5605, Toll free: 1-800-268-7199 ext.209, Cell: (647)
               406-5605
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3295.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - MAYOR DAVID MILLER KICKS OFF KEEP TORONTO READING
               2008
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Edward Karek, Communications Officer, (416) 397-5925
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3292.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9361.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH COALITION PROTEST CALLS FOR COMPLETE END TO COMPETITIVE
               BIDDING
    CITY:      GUELPH
    LOCATION:  Outside MPP Liz Sandals' office, 173 Woowich St.
    CONTACT:   Natalie Mehra, cell: (416) 230-640
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3607.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF THE TRADE CONFIDENCE INDEX (TCI) SURVEY AND UPDATE
               OF EDC'S GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  EDC, 151 O'Connor Street, 14th floor
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3672.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     UNITE HERE MEMBERS DISCUSS VERDICT IN THE TRESPASSING TRIAL
               OF DANNY GLOVER AND ONTARIO LABOUR LEADERS
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Provincial Offences Court, 4635 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Ethan Clarke, (905) 354-2347, ext. # 312, (905) 358-2347
               (cell); Wynne Hartviksen, (416) 510-0887, ext. # 265,
               (416) 473-2632 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3467.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OP - ROBERT MUNSCH STORYTELLING
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  Willow Park Junior Public School, 45 Windover Drive
    CONTACT:   Jim Pollock, Director of Communications, Tel: (416) 218-0010
               x 122 or cell: (416) 524-8267
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3076.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     DAVID DODGE, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA, HOLDS A PRESS
               CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF THE RELEASE MONETARY
               POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Press Theatre, National Press Building, 150 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2531.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     2008 CANADIAN TOUR OF THE 4TH ANNUAL DUOCOM TECHNOLOGY
               SHOWCASE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn on King, 370 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Fortier, Duocom, 1-888-338-6266
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3328.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:00
    EVENT:     2008 CNW GROUP BREAKFAST WITH THE MEDIA WITH ROBERT CRIBB
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Sutton Place Hotel
    CONTACT:   Steve Stojanovski, Manager, Events & Sponsorships, CNW
               Group, Tel., (416) 863-5601, Cell, (416) 274-1481
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2024.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA ROUNDTABLE WITH DR. SHERRY COOPER TO DISCUSS HER
               LATEST BOOK, THE NEW RETIREMENT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Cowichan Room, The Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Dr.
    CONTACT:   BMO Financial Group: Laurie Grant, (604) 665-7596; Penguin
               Group (Canada): Debbie Gaudet, (416) 928-2410
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3234.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     A CONVERSATION WITH ALAN GREENSPAN ON GLOBAL ECONOMIC NEWS
               AND EVENTS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Grand Ballroom, Westin Bayshore Hotel
    CONTACT:   Laurie Grant, BMO Financial Group, (604) 665-7596; or
               Christian Darbyshire, tinePublic Inc., (403) 245-8550
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/09/c7644.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     REVIEW OF XEROX'S 2007 FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.xerox.com/investor or
http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=104414&p=irol-EventDetails&EventId
=1719605
    CONTACT:   Laura Mergelas, Xerox Canada, (416) 733-6216; Mike Moeller,
               Xerox Corporation, (203) 849-2469
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/17/c9540.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     RELEASE OF THE TRADE CONFIDENCE INDEX (TCI) SURVEY AND
               UPDATE OF EDC'S GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST
    PHONE NO.: 1 800 732 9307
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/fr/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3672.html

    TIME:      11:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     DAVID DODGE, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA, HOLDS A PRESS
               CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE CONTENTS OF THE RELEASE MONETARY
               POLICY REPORT UPDATE
    INTERNET:  http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real/index.html
    PHONE NO.: 1 888 265-0464 and refer to reservation number 30781741
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2531.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BMO AND HARRIS PRIVATE BANK CIOS HOST MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL
               TO DISCUSS NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY MARKETS AND ECONOMIES AND
               THE IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTORS
    PHONE NO.: 416-695-7806 or 888-789-9572, Participant passcode: 3249657#
    CONTACT:   JoAnne Hayes, Toronto, joanne.hayes@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2535.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      January 20 - January 25
    EVENT:     CANADIAN WOMEN'S WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM HEADS TO CHINA AS
               PREPARATIONS RAMP UP FOR BEIJING PARALYMPIC GAMES
    CITY:      BEIJING
    LOCATION:  National Indoor Stadium
    CONTACT:   Jeff Dunbrack, Canadian team high performance coordinator,
               (613) 260-1296, ext. 202; Norma Reveler, Canadian Paralympic
               Committee media relations, (613) 569-4333, ext. 227
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/16/c9493.html

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